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Teen accused of murdering brothers pleads not guilty

Michael Fay pleaded not guilty to murder charges Thursday morning. Michael Fay pleaded not guilty to murder charges Thursday morning.
Blake and Blaine Romes (Source: Mandy Benton Bosiljevac) Blake and Blaine Romes (Source: Mandy Benton Bosiljevac)
PUTNAM COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A teen accused of murdering two brothers in Ottawa pleaded not guilty Thursday at his arraignment in Putnam County.

Michael Fay, 17, is accused of killing Blake and Blaine Romes back in May. Thursday morning was his first courtroom appearance since being certified as an adult last week.

Fay was indicted Wednesday by a Putnam County grand jury on a number of charges. The charges include two counts of aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and grand theft of a motor vehicle.

The judge set a $5 million cash bond. Fay is due back in common pleas court July 25.

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